Monday, September 28, 2015

First in Series- Scrapbook of Secrets by Mollie Cox Bryan

Happy Monday! What better way to start off the week with Mollie Cox Bryan. First in Series today is Scrapbook of Secrets.





Series: A Cumberland Creek Mystery (Book 1)
Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Kensington; Original edition (February 1, 2012)
Language: English



Having traded in her career as a successful investigative journalist for the life of a stay-at-home mom in picturesque Cumberland Creek, Virginia, Annie can't help but feel that something's missing. But she finds solace in a local "crop circle" of scrapbookers united by chore-shy husbands, demanding children, and occasional fantasies of their former single lives. And when the quiet idyll of their small town is shattered by a young mother's suicide, they band together to find out what went wrong. . .

Annie resurrects her reporting skills and discovers that Maggie Rae was a closet scrapbooker who left behind more than a few secrets--and perhaps a few enemies. As they sift through Maggie Rae's mysteriously discarded scrapbooks, Annie and her "crop" sisters begin to suspect that her suicide may have been murder. It seems that something sinister is lurking beneath the town's beguilingly calm fa├žade--like a killer with unfinished business. . .

"A scrapbook of zany small town life with characters you'll want to visit again and again in each new novel." --Emilie Richards, author of Sunset Bridge

"Imagine the housewives of Wisteria Lane sipping tea, scrapbooking, and solving murders, and you have this gem of a debut." --Lois Winston, author of Assault with a Deadly Glue Gun

"Intriguing characters, eerie happenings. . .kept me guessing 'til the end." --Clare O'Donohue

Includes tips and a glossary of terms for the modern scrapbooker!


Giveaway: Want a chance to win a copy of this first book (Scrapbook of Secrets)? Leave a comment and email to be entered. Winner will be chosen on October 1st and will have three days to respond.

29 comments:

  1. Sounds like a great start to a new series! I would love to win a copy! Thanks for the chance!
    angelhwk68@yahoo.com

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  2. While I was growing up photo albums and scrapbooks were the way to compile your family history. My grandmother had her "white album" that had all of the family memories. After her death, my cousin took it apart and sent to all of us the pieces that belonged to us. It was a very sad moment seeing all the pieces stuffed into envelopes. kat8762@aol.com

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    1. What a wonderful memory of that album. How lovely that you each revved a piece of it.

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  3. I do enjoy starting a series by reading the first book! Thank you for the chance to win.
    myrifraf(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. I always start a series with the first book. Thanks for the giveaway. poohwine1217@gmail.com

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  5. Sounds like a good start to a new series! Thanks for this chance!
    peggyhyndman(at)att(dot)net

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  6. Sounds like it could be a good read. Thanks for this opportunity!
    dm_richards(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  7. Sounds like a great new series. Thanks for the chance!
    karen (dot) kenyon (at) rogers (dot) com

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  8. Della at deepotter@peoplepc.com. A most intriguing beginning to a new series. Most interested. Thanks for this chance to get one

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  9. Looks like a fun new series, thanks for the chance :)
    jslbrown2009 at aol dot com

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  10. Another great book that needs a good home. Pic mine and it will be treasured forever.
    Deana
    Jhdwayne@peoplepc.com

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  11. I'd love to start this series at the beginning. Thanks for the chance to win the book.
    suefarrell.farrell@gmail.com

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  12. This is a new series to me and I would love to be able to have a copy to start it. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy. robeader53@yahoo.com

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  13. Thanks so much Shelley for highlighting the first book in my Cumberland Creek series. Cheers!

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  14. I have not read this one, but want to Mollie! Good luck to everyone who has entered and thank you Shelley and Mollie. <3 sherylhbooth@gmail.com

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  15. I would love to add this to my library.

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  16. Fantastic idea for a series! Thanks so much for the chance to win a copy!
    dblaser(at)windstream(dot)net

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  17. What a delightful series and a lovely giveaway. Thanks for this chance. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  18. I would enjoy this book. I have many old photo albums from way back and did scrapbook when I was very young, although it was totally different from scrapbooking today. Thanks for this wonderful feature and giveaway. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  19. This sounds like a wonderful series, thanks for highlighting it today and for the chance to win!
    JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com

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  20. What an intriguing idea for a series! Thanks for the chance to win!

    ElaineE246 at msn dot com

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  21. I'd love to start this great new cozy series. I like that it's set in a small town. Those seem to have the best characters who always know something. I've always wanted to scrapbook. Maybe I could learn some tips.
    bpwoodfield@gmail.com

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    1. Thank you so much Shelley thank you so much Mollie! I read the details of this book and this sounds so much fun! I was a photojournalistbefore I became a stay-at-home mom but I do not Scrap book however! I did however after my first child! How funny it will be to read this and see how closely it mimics, minus the murder, my life several years ago.

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